Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Central Park - Police Nab Thief In Chase After Beats Headphones Robbery


By Geoffrey Croft

Tuesday, May 23, inside Central Park at Victim: Alexander Curtis, 24, (515 West 156th Street,) Manhattan.

A 24-year-old man was robbed by a teen riding a bike in Central Park last night, NYC Park Advocsate has learned.

The victim was walking in the park near 109th Street and West Drive at 6 p.m.  wearing a pair of wireless Beats headphones when a thief on a mountain bike rode past and snatched the headphones off the victim's head and fled.

Plain clothes police patrolling the northern section of the park saw the victim chasing a man on a bike with a pair of blue Beats headphones in his hand when he fled the exit at 7th Avenue and 110th Street.

Cops caught the suspect and recovered the headphones.

The victim ID the assailent.

Chirstian Hernandez, 16 was arrested and charged with grand larceny.

The pricey Beats headphones by Dr. Dre are a popular item for thieves.

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